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TWU’s Nunn attends national leadership program


DENTON — Patricia Nunn, director of the Texas Woman’s University Dental Hygiene Program, recently was selected to attend the Academy for Academic Leadership 2014 Chairs and Academic Administrators Management Program (CAAMP).

Ms. Nunn was one of 55 academic administrators in the nation to participate in this prestigious national program, which took place in July at the Georgia Tech Conference Center in Atlanta.

“Interacting with national and international leaders and with peers from multiple disciplines helped me realize how to enhance the application of key leadership concepts to my life,” said Ms. Nunn. “I came away from CAAMP with more confidence in my capabilities and with the resources that I need to be a more effective leader.”

Ms. Nunn has been the director of the TWU Dental Hygiene Program since 2009. Prior to joining TWU, she served as the dean of dental hygiene for Utah College and as the chair of the University of Oklahoma’s Department of Dental Hygiene. Ms. Nunn received her associate’s degree in dental hygiene from Coastal Bend College, her bachelor’s degree from Texas State University and her master’s degree from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

The Chairs and Academic Administrators Management Program or was created in 2009 by the Academy for Academic Leadership (AAL) an international consulting and professional development organization based in Atlanta, to address the unique challenges and opportunities encountered by department chairs and academic administrators within colleges and schools of the health professions. Since its inception, nearly 300 department chairs and academic administrators from programs in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, nursing, allied health and other health professions have participated in CAAMP.

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